Events & Updates

New Coding Changes for 2021 Webinar Recording Available

In December 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized its Physician Fee Schedule rule for 2021, which includes a number of new and revised billing codes of interest for geriatrics health professionals. This AGS-hosted webinar reviews and discusses coding and payment updates under Medicare that took effect on January 1. ...

AGS Quick Guide to Diabetes Management in Older Adults Now Available

The AGS is excited to announce a new free member tool available on GCO. The AGS Quick Guide to Diabetes Management in Older Adults was developed to help clinicians develop individualized goals for diabetes treatment, list safety and efficacy characteristics of antihyperglycemic agents, and implement geriatric prescribing and deprescribing principles for antihyperglycemic agents. The...

New AGS/ADGAP COVID-19 Educational Toolkit

The AGS/Association of Directors of Geriatrics Academic Programs (ADGAP) COVID-19 Educational Toolkit is now available exclusively for AGS and ADGAP members. The Educational Toolkit is a compendium of resources and teaching tools created by AGS and ADGAP members to help providers and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. The toolkit is available free on GeriatricsCareOnline.org. ...

New Free AGS Resource: Face-to-Face or Via Telehealth Video Visit: Scheduling Patient Encounters as COVID-19 Crisis Subsides

This new pocketcard guide provides guidance for clinicians on when to schedule in-person visits versus virtual visits for older adults in the current COVID-19 climate. The guide is meant to help providers by presenting several conditions and offering advice about which ones favor in-person visits and which ones favor using telehealth. The content is free to all users and available a...